This 3 Days Virunga Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari to Virunga national park (Pac national des Virunga) introduces you to an unforgettable experience of trekking some of the world’s surviving population of Mountain Gorillas. This Congo tour starts from Kigali Rwanda; you have your most memorable moment in the Democratic Republic of Congo then back to Rwanda.
Day 1: Drive to Virunga National park (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Upon arrival for your 3 Days Virunga Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari, you will meet our professional safari driver guide who will welcome you, and proceed to brief you about the whole trip before driving to Bukima sector of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This journey lasts for approximately 4 hours to Goma. It exposes you to the shimmering Lake Kivu, the Congo-Nile drive, scenic Virunga volcanoes and the amazing views of the country side.
You will have a stopover in Goma for lunch before proceeding to check-in at the lodge located on the outskirts of Virunga park. Have some refreshments, dinner or take an optional nature walk to the nearby forests or just take an evening stroll to admire the scenery.
Day 2: Trek Mountain Gorillas in the Jungles of Virunga National Park
After an early morning breakfast on day 2 of your 3 Days Virunga Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari, drive to the park Headquarters for the first part of fascinating experience of gorilla trekking in Congo. This all starts with a pre-trekking briefing as the Park rangers will be guiding you through the do’s and don’ts and general guidelines. Upon finishing, they will accompany you to the jungle following the broken tree branches as well as tracing them from the point they last spotted these primates. This activity, can last up to 8 hours depending on how far these apes have gone and weather.
Upon finding your allocated family, one hour will be given to you to watch the behaviors of these primates, take photos or just relax in their midst. This is a worthwhile encounter which brings trekkers to some of the world’s most sought after primate species. Take another stroll down to the starting after your one hour has elapsed, enjoy your packed lunch and continue to the lodge for relaxation.
Day 3: Depart back to Kigali
Every trip has an end! So, upon enjoying your tasty cup of coffee, check-out of the lodge and drive back to Kigali airport accompanied by some organic African fruits which will served en-route. You will also have lunch en-route before drop off at the airport to depart this land of a thousand hills or hotel in Kigali for overnight stay.
End of the 3 Days Virunga Gorilla Trekking Congo safari.
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